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Jan 15, 2013 6:00am EST
ban, but there's been fresh opposition to the banned from the nra and even harry reid has said that he questioned whether to pass congress. given that, how hard will you push for an assault weapons ban? and if one cannot pass congress, what other measures would need to be included in a broad package in order to curb violence? >> as i said, the vice president and a number of members of my cabinet went through a very thorough process over the last month, meeting with a lot of stakeholders in this, including the nra. listened to proposals from all quarters, and they presented me now with a list of sensible, commonsense steps that can be taken to make sure that the kind of violence we saw a new tab doesn't happen again. i'm going to meet with the vice president today. i expect to have a fuller presentation later in the week. to give people some specifics about what i think we need to do. my starting point is not to read about the politics. my starting point is to focus on what makes sense, what works. what should we be doing to make sure that our children are safe, and that we are reducing
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
is jim cummings who is a self-described sportsman, hunter, gun owner and nra member. i have known jim for 20 years, more than 20 years actually. he's a highly successful commercial contractor, retiring a few years ago from the company he founded. he literally built many of the schools and universities that educate the children of south florida today. beyond that through his community involvement and service, jim has been simply been a pillar of our community. he has become an influential voice in broward county and has been involved in civic, governmental and charitable organizations. his construction company, for example, has built community centers at no cost from the broward center for the homeless to several boys and girls' clubs just to name a few. it's no surprise then that jim has received a number of recognitions for his long history of community service. jim is also a gun owner of over 150 guns, an avid hunter who has hunted all over the world and a lifetime member of the nra. he and i have not always agreed on gun control issues of the day, and on a number of other issues as
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